Coat of arms of Tiraspol
|Tiraspol Coat of Arms|
The coat of arms of Tiraspol, capital of Transnistria, is a shield depicting the Dniester River with stylized grapes on one side, and the symbol of industry on another. The two symbols refer to major economic activities of the city, light industry and wine growing. The main inner colors, red and green, mimic those of the flag of Transnistria.
The coat of arms also bears the inscription 1792 in reference to the year when the city was founded. It celebrates its anniversary every year on October 14.
- Street fairs, celebrations mark Tiraspol's 214th birthday Tiraspol Times, October 14, 2006. Retrieved 2007, 2-20